When it comes to installing things in your home, there are all sorts of different options to consider, regardless of whether you have experience with this type or work or not. Additionally, the things that you install can help to greatly increase the overall value of your home, which can further increase the chance that someone will end up buying it if you choose to sell it. Here are five things that you can quickly and easily install in your home.


Sliding Aluminum Door
This type of door is one that is designed to replace older patio doors that otherwise fogs up, leaks, etc. whenever it either rains or snows. It may be a little on the pricey side; however, a sliding aluminum door will help to greatly reduce the amount of drafts that you will experience in your home. Perhaps the best quality regarding this type of door is that if you choose to install it yourself rather than hiring someone else to do it, you can save upwards of $300 or more.

Glass Tiles
This is something that, while semi-expensive, really cannot be beat when it comes to being used as a backsplash in areas such as the kitchen or bathroom. These tiles reflect light, shimmer with all sorts of color, and, even better, require almost no maintenance whatsoever. In terms of price, you can acquire these tiles for as low as $7 per foot.

Medicine Cabinet
This type of cabinet, which is normally located in the bathroom and contains everything from medicines to toothpaste, is not only extremely functional, but it also optimizes space very well. Recessed medicine cabinets are typically installed next to the sink, as they easily fit between the studs.

Low-Flow Showerheads
There's a chance that you may have used this type of shower head at some point, yet you may not have even realized that you were using it at the time. That's because these particular shower heads are designed to deliver the exact same performance as a normal model; however, they have a flow rate of one single gallon per minute, while traditional shower heads have a flow rate of 3.5 gallons per minute.

Folding Patio Doors
Back in 2007, these particular doors were rated as being among some of the most popular products. This is because whenever they're closed, they look just like any other door, but they're also folded up almost like an accordion in order to offer access to the outdoors. It can cost a decent amount of money to install a full set of these doors; however, when it comes to a two-panel system, costs can be greatly reduced.

These are just some of the many items that can be quickly and easily installed in your home without the assistance of a professional. Not only can it provide you with a sense of accomplishment, but installing these types of things on your own can, as previously mentioned, save you upwards of hundreds of dollars, though this can depend on the type of item that you're installing.